Museum Appoints White Woman As African Art Curator, Sparks Outrage

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The Brooklyn Museum on Monday named a white woman as the incoming curator of African art, promptly sparking criticism from people who said the position should have gone to a person of color. 

Kristen Windmuller-Luna is slated to take over managing the museum's African art collection in April, the museum said in a press release. It also announced Drew Sawyer, who is also white, was appointed as the new photography curator.

“We are thrilled to welcome Drew and Kristen to our fantastic curatorial team during this period of great momentum as we expand exhibitions, public programs, and educational reach,” said Anne Pasternak, the museum's director.

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